Our team of event decorators brings you decades of cumulative event decor and floral design experience. With hundreds of successful, gorgeous events in our portfolio, we are dedicated to creating memorable events that last a lifetime. If you’d like to learn more about what our Full Service Event Decor & Floral Company can provide you take a moment to drop us a line.
Smita Patel- Founder & Lead Event Designer
“Dreams are doorways to reality…”-Smita Patel
As the creative brains and visionary behind the company, Smita Patel revolutionized event production on a grand scale in Central Florida. Smita is well known in the industry for her ability to customize a clients personal aesthetic into an exclusively elegant and celebrated affair, fusing eastern influences with modern day trends.Smita’s entrepreneurial, creative spirit started in the fashion retail 30 years ago as an owner of a chain of retail stores in the United Kingdom. She transitioned to fashion design and manufacturing when she moved her family to the Eastern United States. After creating multiple matrimonial events for her adult children, Smita identified a void in the event industry and naturally pioneered her way in. Today, Smita’s creative artistry, solid knowledge of color vibrance, fusing textures and media continues to produce the most opulent, unique and distinguished events. As a mother of four adult children and grandmother of 9, Smita Patel possesses the warmth and charisma that clients are immediately drawn to. Always finding a customized solution to any opportunity, Smita along with the Occasions by Shangri-la team has produced the most polished, avante-garde and upscale events catching the attention of known publications and media sources in the wedding event business.
Remmal Karamsadkar- Business Development & Event Designer
Remmal Karamsadkar joined Occassions by Shangri-La over 7 years ago. Educated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Suffolk University, Massachusetts Remmal understands the fundamentals of project management, client relations and business organization. Remmal’s flawless skill set in execution, meticulous attention to detail and dynamic personality make him a crucial element to creating an impeccable, memorable event. As an integral member of the creative design team and production team leader, Remmal possesses a fresh, modern and sophisticated perspective towards design striving to exceed his clients expectations.
Rena Popat- Lead Floral Designer and Design Production
Armed with a Bachelors of Arts degree in education from the University of Florida. As the Lead Floral Designer, Rena oversees the in house floral department, assists with overall design production and execution. Honoring each client’s personal taste and innovatively collaborating floral and mixed media, Rena successfully endeavors to produce polished and unique arrangements dripping with flair.